I love technology. I love how the process of doing tedious tasks can be simplified. I can remember when creating an favicon was a true task. You had to download some type of app that would transform your image to a PNG then do some maniuplation to make it the right size.
Today there are some great sites that take your image (almost any size) and generate a favicon.
If you are creating an iphone or ipad app you can also create an image online. Here is a pretty good site for doing so. http://www.midnightmobility.com/iphone-icon/
I thank those who run the above sites and how they have made my life easier. Happy icon generating.